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'Spacefest' headed to Buffalo Museum of Science

"Space After Hours: Adult SpaceFEST" will be offered from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday at the Buffalo Museum of Science.

Attendees will go onto the newly restored rooftop and enter Kellogg Observatory to peer through the restored Lundin telescope with the museum's astronomy team.

Attendees will also be able to explore the celestial skies and check out the planetarium shows.

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que will be on hand with sliders and sides, and beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Cost is $16. For more information, call 896-5200.

The all-ages "SpaceFEST" will be held Saturday.

There will be solar viewing, a chance to meet with members of the Buffalo Astronomical Association, astronomy-related activities and planetarium shows.

Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for children and free for museum members.

It's sponsored by defense contractor Northrop Grumman.

Also coming to the museum at 6 p.m. on June 5: A projection lecture, "Tesla: The Man & the EV," by Francis Lestingi, SUNY Buffalo State professor emeritus in the history of science and physics.

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